Periodicals include magazine and journal articles; many are in print on library shelves and many others exist online in library databases.
Databases are free to registered students. Log in with your W# and eservices password.
Instructors may ask you to find scholarly, peer-reviewed, or journal articles. Use this chart to discover the differences between magazines and journals.
Find an article title you like. In Ebsco databases, hover on the lens icon to read the abstract. Click on Full Text (HTML or PDF) to open the article. The tools on the right side of the screen allow you to put articles in a folder, print, email, and save them.
Click Cite to see the citation. When you email or print, you can include the citation in MLA, APA, Chicago, etc. Check citations for errors; these are created by robots.